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Review of Medical Microbiology and Immunology 15E

Review of Medical Microbiology and Immunology 15E

15th Edition
By Warren Levinson and Peter Chin-Hong and Elizabeth Joyce and Jesse Nussbaum and Brian Schwartz
ISBN10: 1259644499
ISBN13: 9781259644498
Copyright: 2018
09781259644498

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Preface
Acknowledgments
How to Use This Book
PART I BASIC BACTERIOLOGY
1. Bacteria Compared With Other Microorganisms
2. Structure of Bacterial Cells
3. Growth
4. Genetics
5. Classification of Medically Important Bacteria
6. The Human Microbiome
7. Pathogenesis
8. Host Defenses
9. Laboratory Diagnosis
10. Antibacterial Drugs: Mechanism of Action
11. Antibacterial Drugs: Resistance
12. Bacterial Vaccines
13. Sterilization & Disinfection
PART II CLINICAL BACTERIOLOGY
14. Overview of the Major Pathogens & Introduction to Anaerobic Bacteria
15. Gram-Positive Cocci
16. Gram-Negative Cocci
17. Gram-Positive Rods
18. Gram-Negative Rods Related to the Enteric Tract
19. Gram-Negative Rods Related to the Respiratory Tract
20. Gram-Negative Rods Related to Animal Sources (Zoonotic Organisms)
21. Mycobacteria
22. Actinomycetes
23. Mycoplasmas
24. Spirochetes
25. Chlamydiae
26. Rickettsiae
27. Minor Bacterial Pathogens
PART III BASIC VIROLOGY
28. Structure
29. Replication
30. Genetics & Gene Therapy
31. Classification of Medically Important Viruses
32. Pathogenesis
33. Host Defenses
34. Laboratory Diagnosis
35. Antiviral Drugs
36. Viral Vaccines
PART IV CLINICAL VIROLOGY
37. Herpesviruses, Poxviruses, & Human Papilloma Virus
38. Respiratory Viruses
39. Important Childhood Viruses & Viruses With an Animal Reservoir
40. Viruses That Infect the Enteric Tract
41. Hepatitis Viruses
42. Arboviruses
43. Tumor Viruses
44. Slow Viruses & Prions
45. Human Immunodeficiency Virus
46. Minor Viral Pathogens
PART V MYCOLOGY
47. Basic Mycology
48. Cutaneous & Subcutaneous Mycoses
49. Systemic Mycoses
50. Opportunistic Mycoses
PART VI PARASITOLOGY
51. Intestinal & Urogenital—Protozoa
52. Blood & Tissue Protozoa
53. Minor Protozoan Pathogens
54. Cestodes
55. Trematodes
56. Nematodes
PART VII IMMUNOLOGY
57. Overview of Immunity
58. Innate Immunity
59. Adaptive Immunity: Lymphocyte Antigen Receptors
60. Adaptive Immunity: T-Cell–Mediated Immunity
61. Adaptive Immunity: B Cells & Antibodies
62. Major Histocompatibility Complex & Transplantation
63. Complement
64. Antigen–Antibody Reactions in the Laboratory
65. Hypersensitivity (Allergy)
66. Tolerance & Autoimmune Disease
67. Tumor Immunity
68. Immunodeficiency
PART VIII ECTOPARASITES
69. Ectoparasites That Cause Human Disease
PART IX INFECTIOUS DISEASES
70. Bone & Joint Infections
71. Cardiac Infections
72. Central Nervous System Infections
73. Gastrointestinal Tract Infections
74. Pelvic Infections
75. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
76. Lower Respiratory Tract Infections
77. Skin & Soft Tissue Infections
78. Urinary Tract Infections
79. Sepsis & Septic Shock
PART X BRIEF SUMMARIES OF MEDICALLY IMPORTANT ORGANISMS
PART XI CLINICAL CASES
PART XII PEARLS FOR THE USMLE
PART XIII USMLE (NATIONAL BOARD)PRACTICE QUESTIONS
PART XIV USMLE (NATIONAL BOARD)PRACTICE EXAMINATION
INDEX